Homem de Deus
9 BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man keep his way pure? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.
10 With my whole heart have I sought Thee; O let me not err from Thy commandments.
11 Thy word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against Thee.
12 Blessed art Thou, O LORD; teach me Thy statutes.
13 With my lips have I told all the ordinances of Thy mouth.
14 I have rejoiced in the way of Thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
15 I will meditate in Thy precepts, and have respect unto Thy ways.
16 I will delight myself in Thy statutes; I will not forget Thy word.
These are the generations of Noah. Noah was in his generations a man righteous and whole-hearted; Noah walked with God.
It hath been told thee, O man, what is good, and what the LORD doth require of thee: only to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God.
Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
1 BOOK I HAPPY IS the man that hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked, nor stood in the way of sinners, nor sat in the seat of the scornful.
2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in His law doth he meditate day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by streams of water, that bringeth forth its fruit in its season, and whose leaf doth not wither; and in whatsoever he doeth he shall prosper.
4 Not so the wicked; but they are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.
5 Therefore the wicked shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
6 For the LORD regardeth the way of the righteous; but the way of the wicked shall perish.
THERE was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was whole-hearted and upright, and one that feared God, and shunned evil.